Hygge hype

5th January 2017


Hygge (pronounced hoo-guh) is a Danish concept that’s sweeping the nation, our bookshelves and our food menus. The Scandinavian notion describes the feeling of complete cosiness created when enjoying good food in good company in warm and safe environments.

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Bakery trend spotting

21st November 2016


As part of our commitment to innovation, our team stay on top of all the latest food trends; keeping an eye on popular ingredients, new concepts and exciting combinations.

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Strawberry tart made using halal approved Mactop Traditional.

Higher demand for halal

15th November 2016


Halal is a hot topic in the food industry right now and presents a significant business opportunity. Here’s what you need to know about halal.

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The free from flourish

3rd November 2016


Once hard to come by, retail sales of free from products were valued at £470m in 2015 and are projected to increase by 43% to £673m by 2020 (Mintel).

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The Great British Bake Off effect

25th October 2016


The Great British Bake Off, now in its seventh series, attracts thousands of viewers each week despite the news it’s moving to Channel 4 without some of its beloved presenters. However, with such a huge following, what impact is the show having on the baking industry?

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